Baked Pesto Caprese Chicken

Amidst the doom and gloom, there’s a glimmer of happiness! Look what finally arrived! In celebration, I made one of my favorite dishes from my new book. I didn’t have any fresh basil, so I used homemade Pesto instead. Served with Fondant Potatoes, Garlic Herb Flatbread and a light salad! Pretty sure if I ateContinue reading “Baked Pesto Caprese Chicken”

Turkey Bacon Pesto Sandwich

Turkey Bacon Pesto Sandwiches are a great meal for hot days when you don’t want to crank up the oven! ❤️ If you have avocados, they make a great addition to this sandwich. Some Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip cookies for dessert.  Turkey Bacon Pesto Sandwich Servings: 1 Cooking Time: 10 minutes 2 slices of Bread 1/4 lbContinue reading “Turkey Bacon Pesto Sandwich”

Baked Pesto Salmon

Pesto Salmon is one of my go to dinners! It’s so simple and so delicious! I normally smoke my salmon, but baking it is a great option as well. This time I served it with Brown Butter Pasta and Mushrooms braised in balsamic vinegar. Pesto is an amazingly versatile sauce. I’ve put it on darnContinue reading “Baked Pesto Salmon”

Pesto Chicken Pasta

Simple 20 minute dinner tonight because today’s been crazy and my tank’s on empty. Pulled a jar of homemade pesto out of the freezer and it was fresh as the day I made it. Here’s a picture of the loaf I made yesterday and promised a picture of. The second loaf definitely came out betterContinue reading “Pesto Chicken Pasta”

Caprese Chicken Sandwich

This is one of my favorite sandwiches! ❤️ The pairing of chicken and pesto is a match made in heaven and they’re so easy to make! I always serve mine with Sweet Potato Fries and a light salad. Caprese Chicken Sandwich • 2 large Chicken Breasts• Salt and Pepper to taste• Pinch of Garlic Powder•Continue reading “Caprese Chicken Sandwich”

Skillet Pesto Pizza

I made a Skillet Pesto Pizza for dinner tonight! It’s quick, simple and incredibly tasty! 🍕 ❤️ You can add an extra drizzle of pesto at the end for more flavor if you love pesto as much as I do! Be sure to heat up the pizza stone before placing the pizza on it, thisContinue reading “Skillet Pesto Pizza”

Smoked Pesto Salmon

Nothing like some smoked Salmon topped with homemade Pesto, Green Beans tossed in olive oil and Parmesan with toasted almonds and Mushrooms braised in balsamic vinegar! Smoked Pesto Salmon 1 cup Basil Pesto 1 large Salmon Filet 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to taste Preheat smoker or grill to 250°F. Place the filetContinue reading “Smoked Pesto Salmon”

Slow Cooker Pesto Pulled Pork Sandwich

I made Pesto Pulled Pork Garlic Bread last night with Parmesan Herb French Fries for dinner last night and had the leftovers for lunch. So delicious! Garlic, Basil, Parmesan and Pork are a match made in heaven! Slow Cooker Pesto Pulled Pork Sandwich Pulled Pork 4 large Pork Chops 2 cups Pork Broth 1 cupContinue reading “Slow Cooker Pesto Pulled Pork Sandwich”

Tomato Pesto Soup

What an amazing lunch! Homemade Tomato Pesto Soup is rich, creamy and makes for an amazing winter meal! If you can’t make homemade basil pesto, store bought will work, but fresh can’t be beat! You can also substitute the fresh tomatoes for 4 large cans of stewed tomatoes. Tomato Pesto Soup 3 lbs Fresh Tomatoes;Continue reading “Tomato Pesto Soup”

Fresh Basil Pesto

What an absolutely amazing staple to any kitchen! I used to buy pesto at my local store but it was insanely expensive. After making it the first time I realized just how simple it is to keep my kitchen stocked. It’s so easy and lasts in the fridge for 3 weeks and the freezer forContinue reading “Fresh Basil Pesto”